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  17-18 Aug: 38th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, Windhoek, Namibia
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    16 Aug: Deputy Minister Landers addresses the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons, Pretoria, South Africa
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  9-10 Aug: Working Visits by President Cyril Ramaphosa to Lusaka, Zambia and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  9 Aug: Women's Day (South Africa)
  2 Aug: Minister Lindiwe Sisulu hosts monthly media engagement to discuss BRICS and other matters, Pretoria, South Africa
  2 Aug: Media accreditation for the FOCAC Summit to be held in China
  1 Aug: Fourth Annual Gertrude Shope Annual Dialogue Forum on Conflict Resolution and Peace-making hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Pretoria, South Africa
  August: Women's Month (South Africa)
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President Ramaphosa mourns passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. President Ramaphosa has expressed his deep condolences at the passing away of His Excellency Kofi Atta Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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South Africa sends condolences to India following deadly floods. The Government and people of South Africa wish to extend its sincere condolences to the Government and people of India after the deadly flooding in Kerala State, which has claimed over a 100 lives thus far.

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Keynote Address by President Ramaphosa at the 38th SADC Summit, Windhoek, Namibia, 17 August 2018. It is a great privilege for me to welcome you to the 38th Ordinary Summit of the SADC Heads of State and Government. It is a particular honour to do so on SADC Day, the 17th of August.

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Maiden Speech by President Ramaphosa at the 38th SADC Summit, Windhoek, Namibia, 17 August 2018. It is a great honour to be welcomed here as part of the SADC family. Our bonds of friendship and solidarity go back to the formation of the Frontline States, whose resolve to strengthen historical, social and cultural relations among our people continues to this day.

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President Ramaphosa arrives in Windhoek for the SADC Summit. President Cyril Ramaphosa has this afternoon, 16 August 2018, arrived in Windhoek in the Republic of Namibia to lead South Africa’s delegation at the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

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South Africa sends condolences to Sudan following the drowning of school children. The South African Government has, on behalf of the people of South Africa, sent a message of condolences to the Government and the people of the Republic of the Sudan following the deaths of 24 school children as a result of a boat accident in the Nile River.

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The Republic of South Africa sends condolences to the people of the Kingdom of Jordan following the terrorist attack on Friday 11 August 2018. The South African Government was deeply saddened to hear of the tragic passing-on of 5 Jordanian security officials on 11 August 2018, following a suicide bomb attack in the Jordanian town of Fuheis.

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Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers delivers Introductory Remarks at the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems Conference, Premier Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa, 16 August 2018.
Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers delivers Introductory Remarks at the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems Conference, Premier Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa, 16 August 2018.

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Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers at the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons, 16 August 2018, Premier Hotel, Pretoria. It is my honour and great pleasure to address you this morning and to welcome you to the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons.

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South Africa sends condolences to Italy following deadly bridge collapse. The Government of the Republic of South Africa has sent a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Italian Republic following the bridge collapse in the city of Genoa on 15 August 2018 which has claimed the lives of more than 30 people.

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Deputy Minister Landers to address the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons in Pretoria. The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will tomorrow, 16 August 2018, address the African Regional Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Lethal Autonomous Weapons at the Premier Hotel in Pretoria.

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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu; the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Maphisa Ncgakula; and the Deputy Minister of State Security, Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, at the SADC Organ Troika Summit, Windhoek, Namibia, 15 August 2018. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu; the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Maphisa Ncgakula; and the Deputy Minister of State Security, Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, at the SADC Organ Troika Summit, Windhoek, Namibia, 15 August 2018.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa to attend SADC Summit in Namibia. President Cyril Ramaphosa will from 16-18 August 2018 lead South Africa’s delegation to the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Windhoek, Namibia.

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DIRCO assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is aware of the case of a distressed citizen reported by Mr Baise on Sunday, 12 August 2018. By Monday, 13 August 2018, our Embassy in Berlin made direct contact with him.

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Bilateral Meeting between Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Maphisa Ncgakula, and the Minister of Defence of Namibia, Defence, Mr Penda Ya Ndakolo, on the sidelines of the 38th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, Windhoek, Namibia, 15 August 2018. Bilateral Meeting between Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Maphisa Ncgakula, and the Minister of Defence of Namibia, Defence, Mr Penda Ya Ndakolo, on the sidelines of the 38th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, Windhoek, Namibia, 15 August 2018.

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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, Windhoek, Namibia, 13-14 August 2018. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, Windhoek, Namibia, 13-14 August 2018.

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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, Windhoek, Namibia, 13-14 August 2018. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, Windhoek, Namibia, 13-14 August 2018.
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Official Remarks by Honourable Dr. Lindiwe N. Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation outgoing Chairperson of SADC Council of Ministers at the occasion of the Official Opening of the Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers, 13 August 2018, Windhoek, Namibia. I feel extremely delighted to stand here this morning, to say a few words before I handover the mantle to my successor and dear Sister, Honourable Ms Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwa, Deputy Prime Ministser and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of Namibia, and the In-Coming Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers.
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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu hands over the role of chair of the SADC Council of Ministers to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Ms Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Windhoek, Namibia. 13 August 2018. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu hands over the role of chair of the SADC Council of Ministers to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Ms Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Windhoek, Namibia. 13 August 2018.
Minister Lindiwe Sisulu hands over the role of chair of the SADC Council of Ministers to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Ms Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Windhoek, Namibia. 13 August 2018. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu hands over the role of chair of the SADC Council of Ministers to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Ms Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Windhoek, Namibia. 13 August 2018.

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Minister Sisulu to hand over as Chair of the SADC Council of Ministers. Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, will today travel to Namibia for the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting where South Africa will hand over the role of chair of the SADC Council of Ministers to the Republic of Namibia.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa during a Welcome Ceremony at the African Union House, Kinshasa, Democratic Repubic of Congo, 10 August 2018.

President Cyril Ramaphosa during a Welcome Ceremony at the African Union House, Kinshasa, Democratic Repubic of Congo, 10 August 2018.

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Joint Communiqué on the occasion of the Working Visit of the South African President to the Democratic Republic of Congo. His Excellency Joseph KABILA KABANGE, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, received His Excellency Cyril RAMAPHOSA, President of the Republic of South Africa and Chair of SADC, on a working visit to Kinshasa on Friday 10 August 2018.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at the N’Djili International Airport and is received by the Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr Abel Shilubane and Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Speaker of National Assembly, Mr Aubin Minaku Ndjaladjoko, during a Working Visit, Kinshasa, Democratic Repubic of Congo, 10 August 2018. President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at the N’Djili International Airport and is received by the Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr Abel Shilubane and Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Speaker of National Assembly, Mr Aubin Minaku Ndjaladjoko, during a Working Visit, Kinshasa, Democratic Repubic of Congo, 10 August 2018.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives at the N’Djili International Airport and is received by the Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr Abel Shilubane and Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Speaker of National Assembly, Mr Aubin Minaku Ndjaladjoko, during a Working Visit, Kinshasa, Democratic Repubic of Congo, 10 August 2018.

This is President Ramaphosa's first visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, since his election as President of the Republic of South Africa in February 2018.  President Ramaphosa and his counterpart, President Joseph Kabila Kabange, will discuss bilateral cooperation as well as political and security developments in the region and continent, as well as global issues of mutual concern, Kinshasa, Democratic Repubic of Congo, 10 August 2018.

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President Ramaphosa arrives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a Working Visit. President Cyril Ramaphosa has this morning, 10 August 2018, arrived in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a Working Visit.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa departs Zambia for the Democratic Republic of Congo. President Cyril Ramaphosa today, 10 August 2018, has departed from the Republic of Zambia ahead of his Working Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa meets with President Edgar Lungu of Zambia at the State House, Lusaka, Republic of Zambia, 9 August 2018. President Cyril Ramaphosa meets with President Edgar Lungu of Zambia at the State House, Lusaka, Republic of Zambia, 9 August 2018.

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President Ramaphosa departs South Africa on a Working Visit to Zambia, the DRC. President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Thursday, 09 August 2018, departed South Africa on a working visit to the Republic of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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President Ramaphosa undertakes Working Visits to Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday, 09 and Friday, 10 August 2018 undertake Working Visits to the Republic of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to hold consultative meetings with President Edgar Lungu and President Joseph Kabila respectively.

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President Ramaphosa congratulates South Sudan following the signing of an Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Governance. The President of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, on behalf of the People and the Government of the Republic of South Africa, congratulates the People and the Government of the Republic of South Sudan following the recent signing of the Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Governance by the South Sudanese Parties in Khartoum.

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South Africa sends condolences to Indonesia following deadly earthquake. The South African Government has expressed its condolences to the Government and the people of Indonesia following the loss of lives and injuries suffered after a massive earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist islands of Lombok.

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President Ramaphosa declares a Special Provincial Official Funeral for former Ambassador Stephen Pandula Gawe. President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late Struggle veteran and former Ambassador, Mr Stephen Pandula Gawe, who passed away on 18 July 2018 in the United Kingdom.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates the newly elected President of Zimbabwe. H.E. Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa and the Chairperson of SADC, has called and congratulated Mr Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, following elections held on 30 July 2018.

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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addresses members of the media on the recently-held 10th BRICS Summit as well continental and international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 2 August 2018. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addresses members of the media on the recently-held 10th BRICS Summit as well continental and international issues, Pretoria, South Africa, 2 August 2018.

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Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, on the occasion of the monthly media briefing, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, 02 August 2018. I would like to recognise specifically our Acting Director-General, Amb Nkosi, my advisors present here today and all DIRCO senior managers.

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Minister Sisulu to host scheduled monthly media engagement to discuss BRICS and other matters

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, will tomorrow, 02 August 2018, address members of the media on the recently-held 10th BRICS Summit as well continental and international issues.

Date : Thursday, 02 August 2018
Time : 12H00 (Media is encouraged to arrive at 11h30)
Venue : DIRCO Media Centre
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
RSVP : Kgopotso Rapakuana, rapakuanak@dirco.gov.za and Dolly Cossa, cossad@dirco.gov.za
Enquiries : Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya, 083 645 7838
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Media accreditation for the FOCAC Summit to be held in China. Members of the media interested in covering the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit, scheduled for September 2018 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, are notified of the following arrangements:

  • The online accreditation system for both commercial and official media is live till 02 August 2018 and can be accessed through https://mediaregistration.focac2018.cn.
  • All media planning to cover the event must apply for visas at their nearest Chinese diplomatic mission in South Africa.
  • Instructions on accreditation and visa applications will be announced by the Chinese Foreign Ministry Press Centre at http://ipc.fmprc.gov.cn.
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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the Fourth Annual Gertrude Shope Annual Dialogue Forum on Conflict Resolution and Peace-making hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Pretoria, South Africa, 1 August 2018.

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at the Fourth Annual Gertrude Shope Annual Dialogue Forum on Conflict Resolution and Peace-making hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Pretoria, South Africa, 1 August 2018.

Photo: DIRCO News Service/Jacoline Schoonees

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DIRCO hosts the Fourth Annual Gertrude Shope Annual Dialogue Forum

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will host the Fourth Annual Gertrude Shope Annual Dialogue Forum on Conflict Resolution and Peace-making on Wednesday, 01 August 2018, in Pretoria.

Date : Wednesday, 01 August 2018
Time : 10H00
Venue : DIRCO Conference Centre
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
Enquiries : Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya, 083 645 7838 / MabayaN@dirco.gov.za
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The Deputy Director General of Asia Middle East from the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Professor Anil Sooklal, at the Eighth Bi-Annual Meeting of the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Durban, South Africa, 30 – 31 Jul 2018. The Deputy Director General of Asia Middle East from the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Professor Anil Sooklal, at the Eighth Bi-Annual Meeting of the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Durban, South Africa, 30 – 31 Jul 2018.

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DIRCO notes judgement of the South Gauteng High Court on setting aside the decision to grant diplomatic immunity to the former First Lady of Zimbabwe Grace Mugabe. International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu noted the judgement by the South Gauteng High Court to set aside the 2017 decision by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation to grant former Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

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Leaders of the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 - 27 July 2018. Leaders of the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 - 27 July 2018.

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Media Briefing by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the conclusion of the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 July 2018. Media Briefing by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the conclusion of the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 July 2018.

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Statement by H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the Post-10th BRICS Summit Media Briefing, 27 July 2018, Sandton, Johannesburg. We have just completed a successful 10th BRICS Summit that was held from 25 to 27 July 2018 in Sandton, South Africa, hosted by H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa under the theme: “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution.”
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President Cyril Ramaphosa chairs the BRICS - Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus Interactive Dialogue at the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 July 2018. President Cyril Ramaphosa chairs the BRICS - Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus Interactive Dialogue at the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 July 2018.

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Johannesburg Declaration: BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 To 27 July 2018, 10th BRICS Summit. We, the Heads of State and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met from 25 - 27 July 2018 in Johannesburg, at the 10th BRICS Summit.
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Family photograph of the BRICS Heads of State and the Heads of Government and State of the BRICS - Africa Outreach, and BRICS Plus; at the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 July 2018. Family photograph of the BRICS Heads of State and the Heads of Government and State of the BRICS - Africa Outreach, and BRICS Plus; at the 10th BRICS Summit 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 July 2018.

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Statement by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa during the Open Session of the 10th BRICS Summit, Sandton International Convention Centre, 26 July 2018. From its formation, the BRICS partnership has had its sights firmly set on the future.
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Bilateral Meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and the President of the New Development Bank, Mr K V Kamath, on the sidelines of the 10th BRICS Summit, Sandton International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018.

Bilateral Meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and the President of the New Development Bank, Mr K V Kamath, on the sidelines of the 10th BRICS Summit, Sandton International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018.

Photo: DIRCO News Service/Katlholo Maifadi

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Bilateral Meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Michel Temer of the Federative Republic of Brazil, during the 10th BRICS Business Forum, Sandton International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018. Bilateral Meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Michel Temer of the Federative Republic of Brazil, during the 10th BRICS Business Forum, Sandton International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018.

Photo: DIRCO News Service/Katlholo Maifadi
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Bilateral Meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Republic of India, during the 10th BRICS Business Forum, Sandton International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018. Bilateral Meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Republic of India, during the 10th BRICS Business Forum, Sandton International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018.

Photo: DIRCO News Service/Katlholo Maifadi
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The President of Russia, Mr Vladimir Putin arrives at the OR Tambo International Airport. He is received by Minister Naledi Pandor, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018. The President of Russia, Mr Vladimir Putin arrives at the OR Tambo International Airport. He is received by Minister Naledi Pandor, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018.
The President of Russia, Mr Vladimir Putin arrives at the OR Tambo International Airport. He is received by Minister Naledi Pandor, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 July 2018.

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Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the BRICS Business Forum, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 25 July 2018. It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the BRICS Business Forum, which has become a vital platform for the development of economic cooperation between the BRICS member countries.
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President Ramaphosa to lead South Africa’s hosting of the 10th BRICS Summit. President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African government in hosting the 10th BRICS Summit that takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from today, Wednesday 25 July 2018, to Friday, July 27.
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10th BRICS Summit: Towards the second decade of strategic cooperation, The Star Early Edition, 25 July 2018. This week I will have the opportunity to host my fellow BRICS Counterparts on the occasion of the 10th BRICS Summit. The year 2018 holds special significance bin the BRICS historical trajectory as it concludes the first decade of BRICS Summits at the highest diplomatic level.
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10th BRICS Summit: BRICS - Africa outreach and the BRICS Plus Initiative: A path to inclusive development and shared prosperity, The Star Early Edition, 25 July 2018. In December 2010, South Africa joined the “BRIC” Forum thereby adding the “S” to the acronym and officially forming BRICS.
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10th BRICS Summit: Importance of the BRICS trade and investment agenda, The Star Early Edition, 25 July 2018. The year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) partnership.
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The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, and the Chairperson of the BRICS Business Council, Dr Igbal Surve, brief the media on the work of the BRICS Business Forum and the BRICS Business Council, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2018. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, and the Chairperson of the BRICS Business Council, Dr Igbal Surve, brief the media on the work of the BRICS Business Forum and the BRICS Business Council, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2018.

Photo: DIRCO News Service/Katlholo Maifadi
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The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, delivers a Welcome Address at the 10th BRICS Summit Business Forum, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2018. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, delivers a Welcome Address at the 10th BRICS Summit Business Forum, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2018.

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Minister Davies to brief the media on the BRICS Business Forum

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, and the Chairperson of the BRICS Business Council, Dr Igbal Surve, will brief the media on the work of the BRICS Business Forum and the BRICS Business Council.

Date : Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Time : 11H00
Venue :

BRICS Media Centre
Sandton Convention Centre
Sandton
Johannesburg

Enquiries : Sidwell Medupe-Departmental Spokesperson Tel: (012) 394 1650 Mobile: 079 492 1774 E-mail: MSMedupe@thedti.gov.za
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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu meets the Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Co-Chair of ITEC, Mr D Kolbylkin, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2018.

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu meets the Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Co-Chair of ITEC, Mr D Kolbylkin, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2018.

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